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No Ordinary Family 

The Powells are a typical American family living in Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon.
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The Powells are a typical American family living in Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon.

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New powers. Instructions not included.

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Kay Panabaker's sister Danielle Panabaker has also played a super-powered teenager on Sky High (2005) and is currently playing Caitlin Snow, the alter ego of the super-villain Killer Frost, in The CW TV series The Flash since 2014. See more »

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Someone mentioned this show it getting canceled in an earlier review
17 January 2011 | by See all my reviews

It is NOT being canceled.

I had my doubts about No Ordinary Family when I first saw the trailer for it. I mean, it looked good and all but I just wasn't sure whether it would be my sort of show. How wrong I was, because I liked it from the first few seconds! In fact, this is one of the best pilot episodes of a series that I've ever seen. From my own experience, I find that they're normally a little rough around the edges and often feel like I need to watch subsequent episodes before deciding whether I'll stick with it. Not here though. The whole episode had a very cinematic feel about it and was brilliantly directed. There's no long and drawn out origins story here - they're involved in a plane accident on holiday and each family member then spends the episode discovering their powers and testing them out with some great results. (but more on that later)


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